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10/9/22 Acorn & Oak Gall Natural Dye Workshop


Date: Saturday October 9th, 2022
Location: Ilan-Lael Center, Julian, CA
Time: 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost: $115 (tools and materials will be provided)
Instructor: Jeanine Ertl of Anini Designs 

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Natural Dyes are super-popular right now, and for all the right reasons!

And ’tis the season to learn to dye with plentiful acorns + galls!  Learn the secrets of working natural dyes with Jeanine Ertl: Weaver, Natural Dyer, Teacher, and Owner of ANINI Designs, a local textile business in the southern California mountains. She creates modern, nature-inspired handwoven and hand-dyed textiles that speak in conversation with, for, and in support of our amazingly rich, diverse, ever-inspiring environment.
At this experiential 2-hour workshop you’ll learn the basics of dyeing with both Acorns and Galls, ancient dye-stuffs native to Southern California. You’ll also learn to Shibori dye 2 gorgeous natural fiber fabric pieces, ready to experiment more at home with the bounty of the Season.
* Instruction on Acorn and Gall Dye Prep
* Instruction on basic Shibori Technique
* 2 Natural Fiber Fabric Pieces to Shibori + Dye
* Fabric Samples from each Natural Dye Vat
PERFECT FOR : A DIY-Learning Opportunity, Friend’s-Fun-Date, Creative and Eco Living Experience!

Feel Free to call  (760) 765-3427 for questions


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Event Details

Does not Include tour of Ilan-Lael Property

Indoor/ Outdoor Setting

All tools and materials will be provided

Please bring a lunch since as lunch is not included

All workshops attendees will be asked to comply with official CDC COVID safety recommendations

You will be asked to sign a waiver of Liability

Date: October 09, 2022

Start time: 12:00 p.m.

End time: 04:00 p.m.

Venue: Ilan-Lael Art Center

Directions: 930 Orchard Lane Santa Ysabel, CA 92070

Phone: 760-765-3427